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Falcon in Forest Hill
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Post: #1
09-07-2009 07:37 AM

A falcon chased a pigeon into my garden on Sunday and killed it.

I did not know that there were any in our area.

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23-07-2009 03:45 PM

Saw a kestrel hovering over the long grass on Blythe Hill a couple of summers ago, and more recently saw a Sparrowhawk in Burgess Park in SE5. I guess that may be what you saw: they like to eat pigeons.

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04-08-2009 07:57 AM

I spotted a Kestrel hovering above the railway embankment behind Devonshire Road in April and another in Peckham last year along the old Surrey Canal footpath.

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